methyl tertiary butyl ether

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methyl tertiary butyl ether

[¦meth·əl ¦tər·shē‚er·ē ¦byüd·əl ′ē·thər]
(organic chemistry)
CH3OC(CH3)3 A volatile, flammable, colorless liquid, with a boiling point of 55°C (131°F) and a terpene-like odor, originally used in gasoline as an octane enhancer and lead substitute, more recently used to reduce engine exhaust emissions. Abbreviated MTBE.
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com/research/qsnbdx/global_methyl) has announced the addition of the "Worldwide Methyl Tert-Butyl Ether (MTBE) Industry Report - Forecast to 2020" report to their offering.
The Rabigh expansion packages secured by Korea's GS are CP3 and CP4, and involve plants for the production of ethylene-vinylacetate, low density polyethylene and ethylene propylene, methyl tert-butyl ether and methyl methacrylate.
The CP4 products include methyl tert-butyl ether (MTBE/IB), methyl methacrylate (MMA).
MTBE - methyl tert-butyl ether - is a gasoline additive that oxygenates gasoline, increasing its octane rating, preventing engine knocking and reducing tailpipe emissions.
The gasoline additive Methyl tert-butyl ether, more commonly known as MTBE, is widespread in New Hampshire's groundwater, according to the U.
A warning system showed the chemical, a petrol additive called Methyl tert-butyl ether, had overheated.
Miller expected to find the gasoline additive methyl tert-butyl ether (MTBE) in large cities, for example, but he and his colleagues also found the chemical in groundwater far from urban locales.
Incidentally, the little Berkeley company created - on a small scale - a cheap, simple way to strip methyl tert-butyl ether out of polluted water.
This report analyzes the worldwide markets (Consumption) for Methyl Tert-Butyl Ether (MTBE) in Thousand Tons.